Principal, Technology Operations

Principal, Technology Operations

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area -
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1645130

What you'll do at

What you'll do...

Position: Principal, Technology Operations

Job Location: 702 SW 8th St., Bentonville, AR 72712

Duties: Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.  Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events. Financial Management: Requires knowledge of: Financial Management tools and processes; Budgeting and internal and external program Communication tools and processes to create, manage, monitor Program budget. Provide estimation/ budgeting inputs to Business cases, Annual Operating Plan AOPs/Long Range Plan -LRPs. Monitor delivery schedules and cost expenditure for the program. Project the ROI of future programs. Program Definition: Requires knowledge of: Program Management techniques, tools and frameworks; Benefits analysis; Program Planning tools and techniques. To understand business requirements and priorities to define an integrated plan for implementation of largescale organizational program (10+ vertical tracks). Define the charter, statement of work, module owners and performance measurement baselines for all modules within the program. Apply understanding of operational and financial factors that drive organizational success and the interdependencies between business functions to recommend solutions that work across business units/functions. Technology Landscape Awareness: Requires knowledge of: Understanding of technology strategy and its linkages to domain; Basic understanding of existing and upcoming systems, technologies and trends; Product technical information; Basic understanding of domain specific market standards; Basic understanding of methodologies and tools, processes, checkpoints. To develop, evaluate and implement proposed scenarios for projects and initiatives. Provide Tech. insights to influence stakeholder decision making. Translate business unit/domain requirements into strategies, initiatives, and projects and aligns them to business strategy and objectives and drives the execution of deliverables.

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related field plus 5 years of experience in project management or related experience.

Skills required: Must have experience with: managing large cross-functional projects using project management tools; creating project charters and business cases for products, services, and strategic initiatives; building data models and performing analysis in MS Excel; analyzing large datasets with database management tools such as SQL; analyzing data and creating data dashboards with data visualization tools (Power BI, Tableau and Looker); data science methodologies such as predictive modeling and machine learning; building financial models and performing financial analysis; presenting to all levels of an organization including executive leadership and the Board of Trustees; creating briefings, memos, and storyboards for executive-level presentations; building support materials for presentations such as slides and charts in MS PowerPoint and MS Excel; applying and developing operations management and strategy frameworks to solve business challenges; conducting competitive market and industry research to complement analysis; defining and tracking key success metrics; working knowledge of software development management methodologies; basic understanding of application development and tech stack integrations including upstream and downstream impact; and mentoring junior team members. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.


Wal-Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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